Category: 1970s

First Flag on the Moon: U.S. Flag Over White House Stamp First Day Cover #1338

#1338 1970.08.07 US Flag over the White House 6cent postage stamp

Scott #1338 Masonic First Day Cover

First Mason–and second man–on the Moon Featured in this First Day Cover

On July 20, 1969, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin followed Neil Armstrong down the Eagle’s ladder and became the second man to step onto the moon. Aldrin was also the first Mason on the moon. He was a member of (more…)

Drafting the Articles of Confederation 1977 13c Stamp #1726

Scott #1726 Masonic First Day Cover

Masons at the Continental Congress First Day Cover

Nine Masons signed the the Articles of Confederation in 1787, including Thomas Adams (VA), Daniel Carroll (MD), John Dickinson (PA), William Ellery (RI), John Hancock (MA), Cornelius Harnett (NC), Daniel Roberdeaur (PA), Henry Laurens (SC), and ┬áJonathan Smith (PA). (more…)